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Grand Brasserie at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

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People’s Square
French, Chinese, International, Asian, Contemporary
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No. 2 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road Waldorf Astoria Tower Ground Level | Huang Pu District, Shanghai 200002, China
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+86 21 6322 9988
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food, drink and hospitality of the venue are not in question - this is a relaxed and friendly dining hall which provides a wonderful selection of food and drink promptly served by professional and courteous staff. My main issue with the arrangement is that this grand space becomes the focal point for tourists above to hang around the balcony... More 

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Thank LMAS16
Shenzhen, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room for my parents in Waldorf to celebrate my parents' 30th wedding anniversary and I decided to choose Grand Brasserie for their dinner. I made a call to the restaurant and it was answered by Maggie. After sharing my concern about my budget, she recommended me a very good deal on App 'Enjoy'. In addition, I wanted... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to send back the bread which was rock solid and the fries which were dry and tasted like they had been kept for days and refried. Just really dishonest for the prices they charge. My husband had the bouillabaisse which he said was the worst he had ever tasted. Just horrible, horrible, horrible.

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Thank Diana T
WaldorfAstoria2011, Director of Operations at Grand Brasserie at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear Diana T, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to learn it was unsatisfactory. Please contact me at carol.chang@waldorfastoria.com to allow me to make it right for you. Best regards, Carol Director of Operations More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have a look at the long bar, so upon entering spotted the brasserie with plenty if spare tables and decided to have lunch there. We wernt dissapointed, with any if the food or service. We shared the foi gras entree which was excetional, then had the duck and the lamb, which were equally as good. The potato... More 

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Benowa, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Brasserie is a wonderful area set in a area which in its heyday could have easily been a grand ballroom with oval ceilings with chandeliers and marbled floors. Adjoining the restaurant is a garden with water feature waterfall. Breakfast is a hearty buffet while lunch and dinner is a la carte.. Sunday is the famous buffet brunch. The staff... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

After 3 weeks in China and many luxury hotels, the Grand Brasserie breakfast buffet was truly the best. Everything from congee to croissants -- the buffet covers it all, including excellent coffee. We also had a set menu dinner one evening. The food was excellent, the service is a bit slow, but if you are not in a hurry, an... More 

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South Florida
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

They have an amazing breakfast buffet . the service is so friendly and welcoming thanks for having such a wonderful breakfast

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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Breakfast is the best I have had in pan Asia. I would pay just to have breakfast. The lunch and dinner offers a classy buffet sty dining.

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Thank Blaise08
China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Sunday brunch at Waldorf has always been on of the most exclusive ones in Shanghai, but on my last visit I noticed that staff attentiveness and service quality was really going down a lot. Had to continously ask for service or remind staff of orders. Even some tried hard, the overall impression is that Waldorf has really impressive hardware,... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

OMG, this should be a 5-star hotel? No, it is not, except for its high price and the historic building! The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai has become a big disappointment! Mainly because of bad management and lots of excuses on so called "trainees". Really? So, the "Trainees" are responsible for the 20 degree warm champaign throughout a whole Sunday brunch, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$200
Cuisine
French, Chinese, International, Asian, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 2 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road Waldorf Astoria Tower Ground Level | Huang Pu District, Shanghai 200002, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6322 9988

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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